Why Avison Young? You can make a difference.
Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. In the past several years, Avison Young has grown exponentially from a small Canadian company to an international firm with professionals and clients around the globe. Why? Because we’re different.
When you work for Avison Young, you are educated, enabled and empowered to make a difference: a difference for clients, a difference for the community and a difference for your career and well-being. We offer a unique approach, culture and values that are leading new clients and new employees to join us everyday. Learn how you can make a difference.
The decision makers are also the owners. At Avison Young, the professionals leading client relationships and running the business, every day, are also the owners of the company. That means the people on the front lines have a vote in how we run our company, what we invest in and who we aspire to be. This translates into more accountability for driving client and company performance—and to each other.
We are private. We answer to clients, not shareholders. When you work here, you can focus on what matters most, prioritizing long-term client partnerships and performance over short-term metrics required by public markets.
We are driven by solutions, not silos. Other companies claim collaboration, but we are designed to deliver it. We’ve eliminated business unit P&Ls. At Avison Young, you can focus on the best client solutions and be part of the best team possible without the internal conflicts that come with traditional business organization structures.
Make a difference in your community, and the world
We are committed to the values we share with our employees, our clients and our communities and strive to have a positive impact and drive meaningful change wherever we, and our clients, operate around the world.
Read more about our commitment to Sustainability and to our Communities.
Avison Young is committed to sustainability. We are continually developing and enhancing our service offering to help our clients meet their growing sustainability needs and goals, and to improve their long-term performance. We are partnering with respected Green organizations to stay informed of the latest data, trends and practices and to engage in the global conversation. We strive to lead by example, incorporating environmental practices into our own operations and obtaining green certifications where possible within our own real estate portfolio.
Supporting Our Communities
As a corporate citizen, we believe that we have a responsibility to give back to the communities in which we operate. We provide financial support to community causes and encourage our employees to help out in community projects that are important to them. Our annual global dAY of Giving spotlights the efforts our offices make year-round.
Make a difference for your career and well-being
Whether you are an accomplished commercial real estate veteran or just starting out... Avison Young is dedicated to helping you grow your business, your skills and your wealth, and to do so while supporting your personal health and wellness.
Our people are our biggest asset. They drive our business forward, they help our clients achieve results, and they are what make us who we are, as a culture and as a company. When our employees succeed, we succeed. In turn, we’ve invested in career development programs to ensure you continue to grow and excel.
Avison Young University is a robust training resource offering courses and workshops to continually enhance and deepen real estate skill, knowledge, expertise and execution.AYU covers:
- Professional and personal development
- Technical and legal topics
With a dedicated program for developing the next generation of leaders. Avison Young offers a complete curriculum across all offices for supporting, cultivating and enabling the next generation of producers, superstars and leaders.The program provides:
- An open, collaborative forum among current and emerging leaders to address common needs and challenges and ultimately enhance acumen and performance
- Training programs, leadership development and tools to ensure on-going improvement and future success
- A collegial environment, free of silos, where young talent can trade best practices, develop relationships and support one another.
Diversity and Inclusion
We continually strive to provide our employees with enriched work experiences in an environment where they are respected, engaged and rewarded for their contributions.
- The Women’s network provides a collaboration forum for the women of Avison Young to advance their careers and the company's business. A mentorship program encourages self-development and provides a means for women to seek guidance and support from seasoned colleagues.
Health and Wellness
We believe our employee perform best, when they are feeling their best and that is why health and wellness is at the foundation of our culture. Our employee wellness program includes personal coaching and an annual wellness challenge to inject fun and friendly competition into getting healthy.